Meharry-Vanderbilt Community Research Network

Registered: 
January 28, 2013
Acronym: 
MVCRN
City: 
Nashville
State: 
Tennessee
Zip: 
37208
Network Director: 
Rowena Dolor
Network Member: 
Claire Sullivan
Lisa Sherden
Network Member Role: 
Coordinator
Geographic Coverage: 
Local or City-wide
Clinics Location: 
Tennessee
Founded: 
2011
Network Category: 
Developing
Network Type: 
Mixed Network (a combination of family medicine, internal medicine, pediatrics, nursing and/or other specialties)
Mission Statement: 

The mission of MVCRN is to improve the health of communities by advancing knowledge through collaborative practice-based research.

Current or Past Research Interests: 
Arthritis and other non-traumatic joint disease (muscle, bone, joint conditions)
Cancer
Cardiovascular disease including stroke and HTN
Care transitions
Children's health issues
Chronic pain
Comparative effectiveness research on improving health care systems and/or patient experiences
Coordination of care for complex patients
Dementia, including Alzheimer’s Disease
Depression and other mental health disorders
Developmental delays, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and autism
Diabetes (Type 1 or 2)
Functional limitations and physical disabilities
Health literacy
Immunizations
Infectious diseases including HIV/AIDS, STDs
Medication management
Men's health issues
Obesity, physical activity and / or diet and nutrition
Population health
Pregnancy and childbirth including preterm birth
Pulmonary disease/asthma
Substance abuse (alcohol and drug abuse)
Tobacco use and smoking cessation
Women's health issues
Approximate Number of PBRN Member Licensed Clinicians: 
120
Approximate Number of Practices or Clinics: 
35
Approximate Number of Patients: 
100000